Program Assistant Adult Day Centre
The program assistant will assist frail seniors with therapeutic activities facilitated by the staff at Beulah Gardens Adult Day Centre (3355 East 5th Avenue), an off-site program run by South Vancouver Neighbourhood House. Programs include but are not limited to, exercise programs, mentally stimulating activities, discussion groups, art and craft programs, music therapy and outings.
Assisting staff and participants with all aspects of daily programming, including general set up and clean up; coffee, tea and meal service; friendly visiting; and program preparation and facilitation.
Understanding of gerontology an asset. Cantonese or Italian language fluency an asset. Must be outgoing, organized and dependable
Opportunity to give back to the community
Gaining valuable work experience
Providing important social opportunities for participants
Assisting with life enhancing, therapeutic activities for participants.
Letter of reference after 100 hours
Annual volunteer recognition. Please include a resume with your application.